HP EliteDisplay E272q 27" 4K Ultra HD IPS Matt Black,Silver - PC flat panels (2560 x 1440 pixels, LED, Wide Quad HD, IPS, Matt, 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x)
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Only Released Eight Months Ago
The EliteDisplay E272q was only relased by HP eight months ago. Newer PC monitors like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.
Medium monitors built by HP have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all PC monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.
Quite Many Display Colour Count
The EliteDisplay E272q has one of the more display colour counts (1,070 million) amongst similar spec PC monitors of this age. Flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the EliteDisplay E272q have display colour counts of between 16M and 1,100M.
Fairly High Maximum Height Adjustment
The HP EliteDisplay E272q has a quite high maximum height adjustment (150 millimeters) compared to most of the other new LCD screens. The average maximum height adjustment of recently released similar spec LCD screens is 140mm.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The display brightness of PC screens that were launched in the last year range from 200 cd/m² to 800 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². The HP EliteDisplay E272q has a fairly bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteDisplay E272q.
1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution
The EliteDisplay E272q has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the EliteDisplay E272q the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).
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Comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the EliteDisplay E272q have depths of between 7mm and 610mm. At only 48 millimeters, the EliteDisplay E272q is quite shallow compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the EliteDisplay E272q.
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One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was not good in terms of USB connections. In August Kiril Georgiev mentioned on Amazon “Maybe only missing DVI-D port and USB 3.0 which is not essential for me considering the positioning of the ports”.
One HP EliteDisplay E272q owner said in their reviews that this PC monitors was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Kiril Georgiev mentioned on Amazon in August this year “27" WQHD IPS Panel, 2x USB 2.0 ports (sadly no 3.0), HDMI, DisplayPort 1.2”.
Not Good in Terms of Size
One HP EliteDisplay E272q reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was not thick. A few weeks ago Kiril Georgiev wrote “Beside the thick bezel and the bad pixel I have no complaints” in their HP EliteDisplay E272q review.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The EliteDisplay E272q does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other new comparable spec PC monitors.
Other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to consider include the Benq GL2706PQ[plb_3720986_price]; or the B296CL[pl_1728195_price], or the CB281HK[pl_3229284_price] both from Acer.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other recently released medium monitors, the HP EliteDisplay E272q does not have an integrated card reader.
There are a number of other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to look at including the Viewsonic VSD224[plb_3714609_price].
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Not 3D Compatible
Most similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteDisplay E272q are not 3D compatible. The EliteDisplay E272q is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Benq ZOWIE XL2720[plb_3761444_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteDisplay E272q do not have a built-in camera. The EliteDisplay E272q is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Viewsonic VSD224[plb_3714609_price].
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC display has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The fastest response time of recently released medium monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 20ms, and the average response time is 5.2ms. With a response time of 7 milliseconds, the EliteDisplay E272q has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other new medium monitors.
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Running Costs Are Average
This HP LCD screen is rated B for energy efficiency, and the EliteDisplay E272q has an average 5 year running cost of £73 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 371 latest comparable spec PC displays.
LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on latest medium monitors.
There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to look at including the Wortmann AG 2255W[plb_3446154_price] which is cheaper.
5000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The EliteDisplay E272q has a maximum contrast ratio of 5000000:1. That's 95% less contrast ratio than a 100000000:1 PC monitor, which is the most common contrast ratio.
There are a number of alternative LCD screens that have a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available that you might want to look at including a cheaper PC screen such as the LG 24MT58DF[plb_3372678_price] or you might consider a higher scoring PC screen such as the AOC U2477PWQ[plb_3149688_price].
If the contrast ratio of this HP PC display is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the Acer XB270H[plb_2658235_price] (10000000:1 and higher rated) or the Wortmann AG TERRA 2446W[plb_3345283_price] (10000000:1 and cheaper).
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Dynamic Contrast Ratio
640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 800, 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1366 x 768, 1440 x 900, 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1600 x 900, 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
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